5 x 10 @ The Catacombs

three intimate gatherings in the Catacombs of Green-Wood, bringing strangers together in an artist-led discussion about death, dying, and the hereafter.

5 x 10 @ The Catacombs

three intimate gatherings in the Catacombs of Green-Wood, bringing strangers together in an artist-led discussion about death, dying, and the hereafter.

Memorial Day Concert

It’s a New York City favorite, now in its twenty-second year! Bring a blanket and enjoy this free early summer performance. The concert honoring veterans features The New York City Symphonic Band at Third Street, led by music director Paul Corn, and is hosted by guest conductor Brian P. Worsdale. You’ll enjoy the musical works ... Read more

Battle of Brooklyn

It’s a New York City favorite, now in its twenty-second year! Bring a blanket and enjoy this free early summer performance. The concert honoring veterans features The New York City Symphonic Band at Third Street, led by music director Paul Corn, and is hosted by guest conductor Brian P. Worsdale. You’ll enjoy the musical works ... Read more

A Night at Niblo’s Garden

This popular event is back in 2020! Enjoy a Victorian extravaganza put on by our good friends at Bindlestiff Family Cirkus. Begin the evening with a picnic (bring your own) around beautiful Crescent Water before being dazzled by nineteenth-century showmanship: fire eaters, musicians, contortionists, performers on floats, and much more—all under the starry summer sky. ... Read more

A Night at Niblo’s Garden

This popular event is back in 2020! Enjoy a Victorian extravaganza put on by our good friends at Bindlestiff Family Cirkus. Begin the evening with a picnic (bring your own) around beautiful Crescent Water before being dazzled by nineteenth-century showmanship: fire eaters, musicians, contortionists, performers on floats, and much more—all under the starry summer sky. ... Read more

The Moth Mainstage

three intimate gatherings in the Catacombs of Green-Wood, bringing strangers together in an artist-led discussion about death, dying, and the hereafter.

Vigil

Installation on View:September 21st–October 19th10am–4pm Leigh Davis’ audio installation Vigil engages the power of loss and memory through song. The work is rooted in her membership with the Threshold Choir, a community of women continuing the ancient tradition of bedside singing to the dying. The work is installed in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel, a sacred space that has ... Read more

A Lament for Troubled Times

Please note: Performances will take place September 19th and 26th, from 12-3 pm. The program will repeat three times each day, beginning at the top of the hour (12 pm 1 pm, and 2 pm). Seating is limited and on a first come, first seated basis. An RSVP does not guarantee a seat. Attendees can ... Read more

A Body in a Cemetery

Important Notice: The performance will start 30-minutes earlier than originally scheduled at 5:30 PM. Check-in will begin at 4:30 PM. We recommend arriving before 5:10 PM as the performance site is a 20-minute walk from the main entrance. American cemeteries of the nineteenth century served a similar purpose to today’s public parks, as they once ... Read more

On African American Death Practices Part I

Death is the great equalizer, right? Why then have funerary and burial practices been racially segregated in the United States for centuries? Why does death care continue to be one of the most segregated sectors of the American economy? This discussion uses these questions as a starting point to trace the evolution of African American ... Read more